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Botanical name: Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'
Other names: Abelia 'Kaleidoscope'
Variety or cultivar: 'Kaleidoscope' _ 'Kaleidoscope' is a compact, rounded, semi-evergreen, shrub with arching branches bearing ovate, glossy, yellow and green variegated leaves turning shades of orange and red in autumn and, in summer, terminal panicles of pink buds opening to fragrant, funnel-shaped, white flowers.
Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Variegated, Green, Golden-yellow in All seasons
Fragrance: Perfumed flowers
Habit: Bushy, Compact, Rounded
Pests: Genrally trouble free
Diseases: Generally trouble fre
Pruning: Abelias regularly produce new growth from low down and thus benefit from moderate replacement pruning. Spring prune by removing dead or damaged growth. After flowering, cut back up to one in four flowered stems to strong new shoots or to the ground. May n. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' (Abelia 'Kaleidoscope') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in autumn or spring in well-drained soil, in a sheltered site in full sun. Best planted against a wall or in a full bed where neighboring shrubs provide shelter.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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